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 1 Dorian Gray (2009)  -  Oliver Parker
Best Portrait
     An 'Art Deal' with Mephisto and a steady 'Decent into the Maelström' begins
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 2 The Riot Club  -  Lone Scherfig
Best Oxford Club
     Aristocratic Oxford 10 - hedonism - dinner - partys - raucous behavior - all the best stuff
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 3 We Steal Secrets: The Story Of Wikileaks  -  Alex Gibney
Best Maybe Story
     May be close may be way way off - who cares - it's about Julian and his hack job
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 4 Bagdad Café  -  Percy Adlon
Best Bleak Cafe
     Rad, bleak, dusty, desert and somehow very arthouse
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 5 Scarface (1983)  -  Oliver Stone
Best Cocaine
     Drugs, oblivion, rad, extreme, unforgettable
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 6 God Help The Girl  -  Stuart Murdoch
Best Out The Window
     Gentle escape now and then from the 'Luney Bin', friends making music, the joy ov living
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 7 Black Narcissus  -  Michael Powell, Emerick Pressburger
Best Nunn
     Just divine in so many ways, unforgettable
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 8 Buffalo '66  -  Vincent Gallo
Best Ballet Heist
     Needs a girlfriend standin, get's a full on arthouse road trip
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 9 54  -  Mark Christopher
Best 70's Club
     All the traits ov a great NY club - Studio 54 - glamorous, pretty, rad, door-people, had it all
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 10 Guest House Paradiso  -  Adrian Edmondson
Best Fire Hazard
     Ott coast-side guest house mad mad & rad and the nightwear - superb
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 11 My Own Private Idaho  -  Gus Van Sant
Best Plastic House
     Rad, arty, extreme yet subtle, out there yet normal, wack yet sane - great
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 12 Blade Runner (1982)  -  Ridley Scott
Best Robot Catcher
     Dystopian LA 2019 rad extreme ott cyber future
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 13 Hackers  -  Iain Softley
Best Phone Calls
     Vibrant got all the call codes tech and fast with early Angelina Jolie
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 14 Betty Blue  -  Jean-jacques Beineix
Best Summer
     Very sweaty very french
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 15 Taxi Driver  -  Martin Scorsese
Best Taxi
     Out there ott over the edge rescue gone wrong helper gone mad
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 16 Sicario (2015)  -  Denis Villeneuve
Best Border Crossing
     Mexico is dystopia flat out man - and the CIA wanna know - in - out - underneath
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 17 Appleseed Ex Machina  -  Shinji Aramaki
Best Cyber Chic
     Manga animation flat out rad bike rad everything
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 18 To Live and Die in L.A.  -  William Friedkin
Best Music Album Cover Ever
     Music by Wang Chung - worth seeing the album cover first and take a ride
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 19 Twilight (2008)  -  Catherine Hardwicke
Best Vampires
     Ott first scenes ov Edward - best film ov the decade at that point - moody dark rad
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 20 Beauty and the Beast (2017)  -  Bill Condon
Best Beast
     Just charming and delightful all the way through, with talking clock, candelabra and things
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 21 We're the Millers  -  Rawson Marshall Thurber
Best Baby Incident
     Surprise comedy with some really extreme happenings and big bags ov dope
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 22 Alphaville  -  Jean-Luc Godard
Best Dance Ov The Elixir
     Wack old style futuristic off world city with points ov prophecy running wild
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 23 Green Room (2015)  -  Jeremy Soulnier
Best Band Room
     Punk, rad, music industry gig when things go wrong, then get even worse
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 24 9½ Weeks  -  Adrian Lyne
Best Time In New York
     Ott sensual at one ov it's movie best - screens everywhere - obsessed
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 25 V/H/S/2  -  Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard & others
Best Phone Movie
     Apparently made on phones, remote cams, computer cams etc - dark, rad & wack
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 26 Baywatch (2017)  -  Seth Gordon
Best New Person
     We liked it, it had stuff and funny parts and things, a story sort ov - lots ov fun & reminisce
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 27 The Loved Ones  -  Sean Byrne
Best Labotomy
     Just way too much like dark unexpected surreal while being homely horror date
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 28 Tron (1982)  -  Steven Lisberger
Best Data Entry
     Full on rad life within the computer/software the lightbike race exquisite
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 29 Pleasantville  -  Gary Ross
Best 50's Bad Chic
     Easy to be bad when everything's so good - Pleasantville - very pleasant chics - just great
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 30 Sleepy Hollow  -  Tim Burton
Best Dark Forrest
     Great costumes and drama in the dark woods with Johnny Depp and Christina Ricci
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 31 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus  -  Terry Gilliam
Best Mirror
     Climb to the top and jump to your death or the Devil get's your soul - one way or the other
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 32 Day Ov The Triffids  -  Steve Sekely
Best Plant Takeover
     Unforgettable plant overload and overkill - lingers in memory for ages - specially when alone
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 33 Vulgaria  -  Pang Ho-Cheung
Best Movie About Making A Porn Movie
     Wack ott out there inocent and not actually pornographic rad new / old adventure
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 34 Shutter Island  -  Martin Scorsese
Best Illusion
     Story unfolds into a new psycho story - all is not what it seems - rad
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 35 The Doors (1991)  -  Oliver Stone
Best Desert Storm
     Jim Morrison & The Doors - the film - the highlights - great insight - on acid
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 36 Eyes Wide Shut  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best Society
     Dark side ov enlightened society - with all the bells and whisles
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 37 Daft Punk's Electrorama  -  Daft Punk
Best Midnight Robots
     Offbeat robots trying to pass for human in a robot land - with humans - liked by 'Yen mag
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 38 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues  -  Adam McKay
Best Dead Man
     1: is unseen by us - this one we could'nt stop laughing for a few days
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 39 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)  -  Victor Fleming
Best 40's Chics
     Unforgettable chics - quite remarkable - has something extra easily overlooked
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 40 Revolver (2005)  -  Guy Ritchie
Best Con Man
     Independent review - one ov the best seen - confidance trickster with a secret formula
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 41 Tracks (2013)  -  John Curran
Best Camels
     Must see if you love animals - those camels just have all the love in them
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 42 Robot & Frank  -  Jack Schreier
Best File Not Found
     Funny dry humor with just the sweetest robot - and so bad
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 43 Valley Of The Dolls  -  Mark Robson
Best Dolophine
     A Sharon Tate film - great because it's so bad - dolls are 'downers' - cult classic
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 44 Dope (2015)  -  Rick Famuyiwa
Best Bag 'O' Stuff
     On the minute - life in 'The Bottoms' - a funny realistic moment (with lingo) ov real life
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 45 The Hunger Games  -  Gary Ross
Best Dystopian Life
     Reminds ov Rollerball so wacko dystopian future with a yearly battle to keep entropy happy
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 46 Mistress America  -  Noah Baumbach
Best Charming & Busy
     NY life for some is all doing things constantly - many things - a lot - and being charming
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 47 Ed Wood  -  Tim Burton
Best Rubber Monster
     Bela Lugosi, Vampira, girls clothing, and making movies any way he can
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 48 Stone Bros.  -  Richard Frankland
Best Gunja Road Trip
     Very funny all the way rad stoner type times - "made on dope"
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 49 This Is Spinal Tap  -  Rob Reiner
Best Love Stick
     Ott parody ov rock bands & their 'tour', the music & stage, it's all there - or is it - unseen
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 50 Café Society (2016)  -  Woody Allen
Best Couple ov Sweethearts
     Great LA & NY sets, slow, set in the 30's Movieland and club/café land, sweet in it's chaos
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 51 Rum Diary (2011)  -  Bruce Robinson
Best Newspaper Experience
     Life in the tropics in the 50's with Johnny & Amanda - a Hunter S. Thompson work
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 52 The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle  -  Julien Temple
Best Ronnie Biggs
     Featuring Ronnie, the Pistols on the Thames, Malcolm and all the stuff
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 53 The Drop  -  Michaël R. Roskam
Best Drop
     James Gandolfini runs a bar owned by the Chechnyan mafia - need we say more
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 54 2001: A Space Odyssey  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best On Board Computer
     Hal the computer takes over - this is prophecy and timing on the edge
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 55 All the Money in the World  -  Ridley Scott
Best Kidnapping
     Paul Getty III was kidnapped and ransomed off - gives a look at Getty and why the name is so
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 56 Suicide Squad (2016)  -  David Ayer
Best Laugh
     Jared Leto rad - Will Smith killer - Margo Robbie crazy - Cara Delevingne great - ott
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 57 Wild Things  -  John Mcnaughton
Best Carwash
     Bad chics bad guys just bad bad bad and just so great
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 58 1984  -  Michael Radford
Best Hysteria
     On the verge ov hysteria leading up to 1984, rad, out there and the 'Thought Police'
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 59 Control (2007)  -  Anton Corbijn
Best Joy Division
     Film (acted) about Ian Curtis - his life, the band's music and friends, his death
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 60 Akira  -  Katsuhiro Otomo
Best Cyberpunk Renegades
     Out there cyberpunk dystopian future - rad bikes rad times - cult classic
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 61 I Need a Dodge! Joe Strummer on the Run  -  Nick Hall
Best Dodge Missing
     For fans ov Joe Strummer 'The Clash' on the run so to speak - life and times - rad - great
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 62 Westworld  -  Micheal Crighton
Best Software
     Come to Westworld, they're all robots, you'll have a great time time time time time time time
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 63 Naked Lunch  -  Dabid Cronenberg
Best Pyrethrum Trip
     Under severe hallucinations a completely imagined scenario with stuff and things - wack
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 64 Animal Kingdom (2010)  -  David Mitchôd
Best Animal Bank Robbers
     Out there ultraviolent modern day suburban bank robbers that dislike each other
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 65 Rocky Horror Picture Show  -  Jim Sharman
Best Perverted Movie
     For anyone who has'nt seen it - it really is early rad extreme everything
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 66 Terminator Salvation  -  McG
Best Machine Takeover
     Wack dystopian Arnie future cyber superweb (Skynet) mechanized rule & war - rad
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 67 Underground - The Julian Assange Story  -  Robert Connolly
Best Termination
     Great rad extreme - fiction between public events - ott interpretation - there is no data
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 68 Nosferatu  -  F.W. Murnau
Best Creepy Walk
     Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent's wife.
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 69 Looper  -  Rian Johnson
Best Gritty Future
     Outstanding dystopian future sets - rad - and farm time with Emily
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 70 Straship Troopers  -  Paul Verhoeven
Best Brain Bug
     Future Sci-Fi - the other race has a Brain Bug for a leader - fascinating
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 71 The Runaways  -  Floria Sigismondi
Best Cherry Bomb
     Great look at the start and procession ov the Runaways & Joan Jet
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 72 Live By Night  -  Ben Affleck
Best I'm Not A Gangster
     Great prohibition boss who could negotiate and get things done for the Mafia
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 73 Trance (2013)  -  Dany Boyle
Best Art Heist
     All is not what it seems in the art world - inside and outside - and one can forget
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 74 Chopper  -  Andrew Dominik
Best Bad Person
     Eric Bana (comedian) does a fine Chopper - the life and times ov badness
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 75 The Exorcist  -  William Friedkin
Best Possessed
     Truly unforgettable, extreme possession, rad and out there
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 76 Batman and Robin (1997)  -  Joel Schumacher
Best Rubber Coated Batgirl
     Alicia in rubber mmmm.... worth seeing just for the fetish material
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 77 Citizenfour  -  Lara Poitras
Best 'We Know Nothing'
     All Internet data is being stored - Ed Snowden tells NSA has been peeking at it & phones
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 78 Pump Up The Volume  -  Allan Moyle
Best Bedroom Pirate Radio
     Great Pirate Radio - few memorable scenes - uses next door's 'Hands Free' connection
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 79 Life  -  Anton Corbijn
Best Bridge Crossing
     James Dean's - 'Life' magazine iconic photograph and the moodiness ov it's star focus
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 80 Red State  -  Kevin Smith
Best Wack Church
     Religion gone so terribly terribly wrong - and so ultraviolent for a country church
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 81 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation  -  Christopher McQuarrie
Best Opera Killzone
     Action packed all the way - cleverly exhausts the audience trying to figure it out on the fly
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